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  • Courtesy Austin Berger, sitting, and Nancy Kartholl and Daniel Bulau star in “Faith Healer,” happening today and Saturday at First Presbyterian Theater on West Wayne Street.  

  • Courtesy Comedian John Crist will perform today at Huntington University in Huntington.  

  • Courtesy Actor Jamie Farr will be at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Van Wert, Ohio, on Sunday.  

Friday, October 06, 2017 1:00 am

Out and about

A la carte

TODAY AND SATURDAY

Shipshewana Fall Crafters Fair – Downtown Shipshewana; for times and activities, fallcraftersfair.com.

COMEDY

TODAY

Comedian John Crist – 7:30 p.m.; Merillat Center for the Arts, Huntington University, Huntington; $5; www.huntington.edu/boxoffice.

THURSDAY

Howie Mandel – 6:30 and 9 p.m.; Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts, 2515 E. Center St., Warsaw; $55 and $65; 574-267-8041 and WagonWheelCenter.org.

DANCES

TODAY

Dance with Dave Cowdrey – 8 p.m.; lesson, 7:30 p.m.; Anchor Room Dance Studio, 7145 Indiana 1 N., Ossian; $10 a person; 260-622-6644.

Legion Dance – Melvin Mullins; 7 p.m.; American Legion Post 296, 130 W. Tillman Road; $5; open to public; 456-2988.

SATURDAY

Hog Roast and Barn Dance – Dinner starts at 5 p.m., dance at 7 p.m.; John Paulding Historical Society, Barn No. 2, 600 Fairgrounds Drive, Paulding, Ohio; tickets, 419-399-2388 or at the door.

SUNDAY

Singles dance – 6 to 9:15 p.m.; American Legion Post 47, 601 Reed Road; $7; 704-3669.

HALLOWEEN

ALL WEEKEND

Haunted Castle and Black Forest – 7 p.m.; 1720 E. Wallen Road; $10 Haunted Castle, $10 Black Forest or $16 combo ticket; www.hauntedcastle.com; ends Oct. 31.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

Haunted Hotel: 13th Floor – 7 to 11 p.m.; 511 N. Jefferson St., Huntington; $13 regular admission, $20 fast pass; www.hauntedhuntington.com; ends Oct. 31.

Hysterium – 7 to midnight; 4410 Arden Drive; $13 regular admission, $20 fast pass; Hysterium.com; ends Oct. 31.

The Haunted Jail – 7 to 11 p.m.; 116 E. Market St., Columbia City; $15 general admission, $20 fast pass; columbiacityhauntedjail.com; ends Oct. 31.

MUSEUM EXHIBITS

ALL WEEKEND

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – Classic, antique and special interest cars; 1600 S. Wayne St., Auburn; hours and cost, 260-925-1444 or www.automobilemuseum.org. The Tucker on display through April.

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “Blumengarten: A German Story,” ends Nov. 12; 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $5 adults, $3 ages 3 to 17, free ages 2 and younger; hours, 427-6440 or www.fortwayneparks.org. Graphite and oil paintings of Kathryn Clark through Oct. 28. “German Twin Choral Concert” of German song by Mannerchor and Damenchor choirs from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday. Punkin' Path garden display begins Tuesday and ends Oct. 29.

The History Center – Fort Wayne Weavers Guild exhibit, ends mid-November; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and first Sunday of the month; 302 E. Berry St.; 426-2882 or www.fwhistorycenter.com.

National Automotive and Truck Museum of the United States – “Cars and Trucks Like You Used to Own”; adjacent to Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum; hours and cost, 260-925-9100, www.natmus.org.

National Military History Center and Horse Power Museum – Batmobile items, “Dukes of Hazzard” car General Lee, two “Knight Rider” cars, World's Monster Truck Hall of Fame, a Dale Earnhardt car; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; 5634 County Road 11-A, Auburn; $10, free ages 6 and younger; 260-927-9144 or www.nationalmilitaryhistorycenter.org.

Northeastern Indiana Racing Museum – Inside National Military History Center and Kruse Automotive Museum, Auburn; open daily, hours and cost, 316-0966 or ksplace1@frontier.com.

Science Central – “Spiders!” touring exhibit, ends Jan. 7; 1950 N. Clinton St.; $9 ages 3 to 64, $8 ages 65 and older, free members and 2 and younger; school hours, 424-2400 or www.sciencecentral.org. Sci-Fi Central Mini Convention from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site – Nearly 150 acres of lake shore, formal gardens, woods and newly restored wetlands and prairies; 1205 Pleasant Point, Rome City; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays; genestratton-porter.com.

Black Pine Animal Sanctuary – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 31; 1426 W. 300 N., Albion; $10 ages 10 to 54, $8 55 and older, $7 ages 3 to 9; program fees vary; 260-636-7383 or www.blackpine.org.

Sauder Village – 22611 Ohio 2, Archbold, Ohio; hours, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday; admission, www.saudervillage.org. Transportation Exploration event Saturday and Sunday.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

Early Ford V-8 Foundation Museum – On display, 1932 Ford chassis; 2181 General Doolittle Drive, Auburn; hours, 260-927-8022 or www.fordv8foundation.org. On exhibit, donated Lincoln-Zephyr Continental Cabriolet.

Swiss Heritage Village and Museum – 1800s outdoor village and indoor museum; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 1200 Swiss Way, Berne; for admission, www.swissheritage.org; closes for season Oct. 31.

RECREATIONAL

SATURDAY

Share the Trails – 10 a.m. to noon; Tom and Jane Dustin Nature Preserve, 1802 Chapman Road; hosted Acres Land Trust.

Walk to End Alzheimer's – Hosted by Alzheimer's Association; registration 10 a.m., walk at 11:30 a.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; alz.org/walk.

TUESDAY

Little River Ramblers Nature Hike – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 9 to 11 a.m.; meet at Boy Scout parking lot, 8315 W. Jefferson Blvd.; free; 478-2515 or info@lrwp.org.

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

ALL WEEKEND

Fort Wayne Children's Zoo – Australian Adventure, shark conservation area, African Journey; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily; 3411 Sherman Blvd.; $14 ages 19 to 61, $10 ages 2 to 18, $12 ages 62 and older, free ages 1 and younger; 427-6800 or www.kidszoo.org. Closes for the season Sunday.

Circle Q Acres Farm Market – 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; 6320 South Indiana 3, Wolcottville; ends mid-October.

Amazing Fall Fun Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch – 6 to 10 p.m. today, noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday; 3150 County Road 43, Waterloo; ends Oct. 29; amazingfallfun.com.

TODAY

“No Game No Life Zero” – Film screening; 12:55 p.m.; Regal Cinemas, Coldwater Crossing, 211 W. Washington Center Road; tickets, www.fathomevents.com.

Historic West Main Street Farmers Market – 3 to 8 p.m.; 1936 W. Main St.; 260-515-9700. Through October.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

Sound & Shadow: “Alice in Wonderland” – Screening of 1915 silent film with live score by Lux Drive; 7 p.m. today, 2 p.m. Saturday; Cinema Center, 437 E. Berry St.; $15 general admission, $10 members.

SATURDAY

“Beetlejuice” – Film screening at 7:30 p.m. with activities beginning at 6 p.m.; Sweet So Geek, 3410 N. Anthony Blvd.; free.

Miami Indian Heritage Days – 1 to 4 p.m.; Wikiami Cattail Matting; Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road; $7 adults, $5 students and seniors, children ages 2 and younger free; fwhistorycenter.com.

Fort Wayne's Farmers Market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Lincoln Financial Event Center, Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; www.ftwaynesfarmersmarket.com; ends May 12.

Wabash Farmers' Market – 8 a.m. to noon; downtown Wabash; ends Oct. 21.

Southside Farmers Market – 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 3300 Warsaw St.; 456-1228; ends Dec. 16; www.southsidefarmersmarket.com.

SUNDAY

Fall Bridal Spectacular – Noon to 4 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.

“Whose Streets?” – 2 p.m.; film screening and discussion after led by Leroy Jackson Jr. and Ruby Cain; Cinema Center, 437 E. Berry St.

THURSDAY

Overlooked Film Festival – “The Zookeeper's Wife”; 7 p.m.; Fabiani Theatre, Trine University, 720 Thunder Drive, Angola; free.

“RWBY Volume 5 Premiere” – Anime film; 7:30 p.m.; Regal Cinemas, Coldwater Crossing, 211 W. Washington Center Road; tickets, www.fathomevents.com.

SPORTS

SATURDAY

Komets – Exhibition game; 7:30 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; adults, $13 to $28; seniors and students ages 12 to 18, $12 to $24; children ages 12 and younger, $8 to $19; ticketmaster.com and 800-745-3000.

THEATER

ALL WEEKEND

“Frankenstein: An Act of Creation” – IPFW Department of Theatre; 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday; Williams Theatre, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; $16 adults, $14 seniors, $12 college students, $5 children ages 18 and younger; children ages 6 and younger not admitted; 481-6555 or www.ipfw.edu/tickets; ends Oct. 14.

“Canterville Ghost” – Fort Wayne Youtheatre; 8 p.m. today, 4 p.m. Saturday and 2 and 4 p.m. Sunday; Parkview Physicians Group ArtsLab, 300 E. Main St.; $18 adults, $12 seniors and children age 18 and younger; tickets.artstix.org.

“Steel Magnolias” – Center Street Community Theatre; 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday; Wagon Wheel Theatre, 2515 E. Center St., Warsaw; $15; www.wagonwheelcenter.org or 574-267-8041.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

“Faith Healer” – First Presbyterian Theater; 7:30 p.m.; 300 W. Wayne St.; $20 general admission, $18 seniors age 65 and older and $10 students; 426-7421, ext. 121 or firstpresbyteriantheater.com; ends Oct. 21.

SUNDAY

“An Afternoon with Jamie Farr” – 3 p.m.; Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 10700 Ohio 118, Van Wert, Ohio; 419-238-6722 or NPACVW.org.

THURSDAY

“Peter and the Starcatcher” – 7 p.m.; Bishop Dwenger High School, 1300 E. Washington Center Road; reserved tickets $10 by emailing brecord@grandwayne.com; general admission tickets available at the door 30 minutes before performance for $8 general admission and $6 students; ends Oct. 15.